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Reminiscences of Ernest Mason Allen : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Allen, Ernest Mason, 1904-
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 61 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Public health official.

Scope and Contents

Public Health Service administrator of venereal diseases rapid treatment centers; Research Grants Division, National Institute of Health: grants administration procedures, study sections, re-evaluation of Office of Scientific Research and Development contracts, program development via study of unmet research needs; fellowships and training grant programs; importance of acquisition and dissemination of knowledge; growing complexity of scientific research; Public Health Service support of nationwide clinical research centers; increasing need for fiscal accountability and controls; increasing bureaucratization; need for administrative manual.


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